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The VLCG team has just launched the Corpus of Historical English Law Reports 1535-1999 (CHELAR)

The Corpus of Historical English Law Reports (CHELAR) is a specialised corpus consisting of law reports and judicial decisions dating from the period 1535–1999. It enables researchers to investigate a legal text type which is not included in any other diachronic corpus existing to date – apart from ARCHER 3.2, also compiled by the VLCG team as [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela has brilliantly defended her PhD dissertation

On 12th April Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, on completion of her dissertation entitled A corpus-based analysis of post-auxiliary ellipsis in Modern English. Evelyn’s research was supervised by Dr Javier Pérez-Guerra; the international examination board was comprised of Professor Anne Abeillé (Université Paris Diderot [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela obtains a position at the University of Cantabria

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, has recently obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Many congratulations to Evelyn, her PhD advisor Javier Pérez-Guerra and the LVTC team!

 

Paula Rodríguez-Puente receives the Faculty of Philology Extraordinary PhD Award

It was recently announced that Paula Rodríguez-Puente, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, has received the Extraordinary PhD Award 2012-2013 from the Faculty of Philology at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Paula’s dissertion examined, from a corpus-based perspective, the development of phrasal verbs in British English from 1650 to 1990. Her PhD [...]

 

Carlos Prado-Alonso has been appointed panel convenor by AELINCO

At the 8th International Conference of the Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics (AELINCO), held at the University of Málaga on 2-4 March 2016, Carlos Prado-Alonso was appointed scientific convenor of the panel “Corpus-based studies of variation and linguistic change”, for a three-year term. Carlos, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, succeeds [...]

 

Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras obtains a position at the University of Valencia

Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras, a member of the VLCG team, has just obtained a position as ‘Ayudante Doctor’ at the Department of English and German at the University of Valencia. Many congratulations to Paula, her PhD advisor María José López-Couso and the VLCG team!

 

Rosalía Rodríguez-Vázquez has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

It was recently announced that our colleague Rosalía Rodríguez-Vázquez, a member of the LVTC team,  has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor  (‘Profesor Titular de Universidad’) of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Rosalía!

 

Two new postgraduate grants awarded to junior ELC members

It was announced yesterday that Laura García-Castro (LVTC team) and Iván Tamaredo (VLCG team) have obtained competitive four-year FPI grants from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Laura’s PhD advisors are Elena Seoane and Cristina Suárez (UIB); Iván’s PhD advisors are Teresa Fanego and J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña. Congratulations!

 

Yolanda Fernandez-Pena receives the Best Presentation Award AEDEAN 2015

At the 39th AEDEAN International Conference held on 11-13 November 2015 at the University of Deusto (Spain), Yolanda Fernandez-Pena, a member of the LVCT team,  received the prestigious Catalina Montes Award to the best presentation by a PhD student, in the fields of theoretical and applied linguistics. Congratulations!

 

Nuria Yáñez-Bouza has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

It was recently announced that our colleague Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, a member of the LVTC team and currently Senior Research Fellow ‘Ramón y Cajal’ at the University of Vigo,  has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Nuria!